Calendar of Events

VESSEL SAFETY CHECK SCHEDULE
September to November 2017 * Second Saturdays * 9 to 1
[note:  This will be changed as the Vilano Beach Boat Ramp is closed, at least for September.  Check back for October. ] 
Coast Guard Auxiliary will have free vessel safety checks.  Look for updates on added ramp locations and times or schedule one at http://vsc.mysafeboating.com.   [email protected], (954) 253-4125.

Wed * Sept 27 * 12 to 3 p.m.
VILANO BEACH ART PROGRAM
First kick off of the Open Art Studio, and each Wednesday thereafter.  [email protected].  VilanoBeachFL.com.  At the North Shores Community Center, 120 Meadow Avenue.

Sun * Oct 1 * Noon to 4 p.m.
FOOD & WINE FESTIVAL
At the COA Riverhouse, 179 Marine Street.  By St. Augustine Independent Restaurant Association, including our local restaurants. http://augustinerestaurants.com/food-wine-festival.  (904) 540-3129.  Highly anticipated annual event.  With offerings from the St. Augustine Distillry, sample 100 wines.  Beer Garden.

Thurs * Oct 5 & 19 * 6:30 to 8 p.m.
Vilano Beach TOASTMASTERS
First & Third Thursdays.  North Shores Improvement Association Community Center, 10 Meadow Avenue.  Developing self-confidence, how to say what you want to say in a meaningful amount of time, etc.   Liz at (860) 304-7593, [email protected], or Michelle, (617) 756-1059.  Toastmasters.org.

Mon * Oct 9 * 9 to11 a.m.
COUNTY CIVIC ASSOCIATION ROUNDTABLE
At the Airport Conference Center. Second Monday.  Government watch dog organization.  North Shores was a charter member.   SJCRoundtable.org.  315-3288.
for signs and announcements.   Info: (770) 597-4904. 

FRI * Oct 13 * 7 p.m.
North Shores Improvement Association BINGO
120 Meadow Ave. Contact Tisa Chamberlain,[email protected], 904-342-5314 • 770-597-4904 (Cell)

Wed * October 18 * 4 p.m.
VILANO BEACH MAIN STREET
Hampton Inn. Third Wednesday.  “The Best is Yet to Come.”  540-0402.  VilanoBeachFL.com.  Find out what’s happening and what is going to happen.  Meet movers and shakers, business owners, and county officials.

Mon * Oct 9 to Fri * Oct 20
REEF RESTAURANT
Will  be closed for renovations

Thurs * October 19 * 6 to 9 p.m.
BRATINI
At Serenata Beach Club.  www.Bratini.com.  Men on the runway with designer bras.  Proceeds benefit St. Augustine Regional Council and Art Breakers.  Questions or sponsorships: Brittany ones, (904) 885-0043.

Sat * Nov 4 * 7 to 10 p.m.
NAKED SUSHI
At Kingfish Grill.  (904) 824-2111.

FRI * Nov 10 * 7 p.m.
North Shores Improvement Association BINGO
120 Meadow Ave. Contact Tisa Chamberlain,[email protected], 904-342-5314 • 770-597-4904 (Cell)

Wed * Nov 15 * 8:00 to 10:00 a.m.
MAIN STREET ECONOMIC SUMMIT BREAKFAST
Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Vilano Beach Main Street.  At the Hampton Inn Marlin Room. See VilanoBeachFL.com. (see story in this issue under the Main Street report.)

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Mondays & Thursdays * 8 a.m.
Every Saturday * 8:30 am & 9:30 am
PILATES CLASSES
At the North Shores Community Center, 120 Meadow Avenue.  Pilates is a system of strengthening and stretching exercises designed to develop the body’s core, including abdominals, lower back, hips and gluts.  Your teacher is Michele Green, [email protected].  (972) 824-8777.

Calendar for GTM Research Reserve Education Center events
Exploring our environment.  Guided Hikes, Beach Walks, Lectures.  For updated activities, go to www.gtmnerr.org or call 823-4500. 

Saturdays * 9 am
NORTH FLORIDA BIKE CLUB RALLY
They ride regularly on Saturdays, except third Saturday, starting at Vilano Publix parking lot.  They take a warm up loop around Porpoise Point before heading over the Bridge. Cyclists of all abilities welcome with a guaranteed 35 mile B pace ride as well as a 48 mile option.  Contact Mark (973) 219-1092 or Penni (501-5037.

Every Sunday * 10:00 am & 11:00 am
CHURCH AT VILANO
10 am Bible Study, 10:45 am Coffee social, 11:00 Worship & Communion. Every Wednesday * 7 pm Prayer & Bible Study. At North Shores Community Center, 120 Meadow Avenue & Church House at 121 Meadow Avenue. 904- 808-8304

2nd Sat & Sun of each month * 12:30 pm to 4 pm
VESSEL SAFETY CHECKS at VILANO BOAT RAMP
12:30 to 4 pm * SAFETY VESSEL CHECKS at Vilano Boat Ramp, weather permitting, by U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 14-7. No charge. Prevent any citations for required items. Decal awarded. 904-347-5757.  www.safetyseal.net.

PUBLIC LIBRARY CLASSES
Go to www.sjcpls.org/content/main-library for offerings at our Main Library location such as yoga, stretching, seniors vs. crime, AARP tax assistance, after school gaming and science lab, story times for babies, toddlers, preschool, PC and internet. 904-827-6931 Note: new hours Mon. & Tues. 11 am to 7 pm; Wed., Thurs., & Fri. 10 am to 6 pm; Sat. 10am to 5 pm; Closed Sundays.

Every Friday 11:30am
A A Meeting
North Shores Community Center, 120 Meadow Avenue.